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John Mellencamp Sings the Praises of Taylor Swift

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Image Courtesy of Republic RecordsThe always candid John Mellencamp has applauded fellow musician Taylor Swift for taking Apple to task for its initial plans not to pay royalties to writers, producers and artists during a three-month free trial period it would be offering customers of its new Apple Music service. At a charity event in New York City on Thursday, ... Read More »

Grateful Dead to Document Last Three Shows with 19-Disc Set This Fall

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Image Courtesy of Rhino EntertainmentGrateful Dead fans, start saving your money now! This year’s stocking stuffer has just been announced. Rhino Records is teaming up with the band’s official website to release Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead, a lavish audio and video box set documenting the Dead’s final three shows, being held this Fourth of July ... Read More »

Peter Frampton Reissues Slated for Late Summer

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Credit: Gregg RothPeter Frampton fans will have something to look forward to in late summer when three of his albums are reissued by Omnivore Recordings. Premonition and When All the Pieces Fit will arrive digitally and physically on August 28. They will be followed on September 4 by Now. While he was a full decade past the glory days of ... Read More »

Brian Wilson Premieres Video for “One Kind of Love”

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James Minchin IIIBrian Wilson has released a new video for the new song, “One Kind of Love.” The video, which is streaming on Yahoo Screen, focuses on the Beach Boys mastermind performing solo at a piano interspersed with scenes from Love and Mercy, the recently released biopic covering Wilson’s life, and home footage of the singer and his wife, Melinda, ... Read More »

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Estate Files Lawsuit Accusing Ex-Boyfriend of Domestic Abuse, Stealing Money

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LifetimeA lawsuit filed by Bobbi Kristina Brown‘s court-appointed conservator, Bedelia C. Hargrove, and obtained by E! Online, alleges Nick Gordon, who was living with Bobbi Kristina at the time she suffered a brain injury that left her incapacitated back in January, committed domestic abuse and made unauthorized money transfers from his girlfriend’s bank account into his own when they were ... Read More »

Huey Lewis Says New Music Coming in 2016

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David A. Beloff/Getty ImagesHuey Lewis has some news for his fans: he has recorded four songs and has other material for a new record in 2016. “I think now they say we have ‘product’ that will ‘drop,'” he told the website Masslive.com. Lewis said music has changed since his band was first getting recognition in the early days of music ... Read More »

Brian Wilson UK Tour Postponed

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Image Courtesy of Capitol RecordsBrian Wilson is postponing his September tour of the United Kingdom due to the “overwhelming success” of the the biopic about him, Love and Mercy, and U.S. commitments he has relating to it. Wilson is planning to return to the U.K. in 2016 with a string of dates celebrating the 50th anniversary of the seminal Beach ... Read More »

Queen Releases New “Queen Bohemian Lager”

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Dave Hogan/Getty ImagesQueen is about to rock the beverage industry with the announcement of a new line of beer. The band will launch Queen Bohemian Lager, a new brew timed to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the release of the group’s arena classic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Billboard reports. Described as a “golden hoppy” beer, the bottles will be adorned with ... Read More »